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APC6X3 - Category 6 Cable, 3 - 4 Pair, U/UTP, CMR, AIA

Category 6 Premise Horizontal Cable (250MHz), 3 - 4 Pair, 23 AWG Solid Bare Copper Conductors, U/UTP, Riser-CMR, Aluminum Interlocked Armor

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Premise Horizontal Cable, Ethernet 1000BASE-T, Ethernet 100BASE-TX, Ethernet 10BASE-T, Surveillance, PoE++, PoE+, PoE
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Construction Details

AWGStrandingMaterialNumber of PairsNotes
23SolidBC - Bare Copper123 X Four Pairs
MaterialColor Code
PO - PolyolefinWhite/Blue Stripe & Blue, White/Orange Stripe & Orange, White/Green Stripe & Green, White/Brown Stripe & Brown
Bonded-Pair: No
Inner Jacket Material
SeparatorMaterialNom. DiameterRipcord
Center Member (Patented X-Spline®)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.231 inYes
Table Notes: Configuration: Three, Four Pair Cables Cabled Together
0.750 in

Electrical Characteristics

Max. Conductor DCRMax. DCR UnbalanceMax. Capacitance UnbalanceNom. Mutual CapacitanceNom. Velocity of Prop.
93.8 Ohm/km3%330 pF/100m15.5 pF/ft70%
Frequency [MHz]Max. DelayMax. Delay SkewNom. Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
100 MHz537.6 ns/100m45 ns/100ft70%
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)Min. NEXT [dB]Min. PSNEXT [dB]Min. ACR [dB]Min. PSACR [dB]Min. ACRF (ELFEXT) [dB]Min. PSACRF (PSELFEXT) [dB]Min. RL (Return Loss) [dB]Max./Min. Input Impedance (unFitted)Min. TCL [dB]
1 MHz274.3 dB72.3 dB72.3 dB72.3 dB72.3 dB70.3 dB20 dB100 ± 1540 dB
4 MHz3.865.3 dB63.3 dB61.5 dB61.5 dB61.5 dB59.5 dB23 dB100 ± 1540 dB
8 MHz5.360.8 dB58.8 dB55.4 dB55.4 dB55.4 dB53.4 dB24.5 dB100 ± 1540 dB
10 MHz659.3 dB57.3 dB53.4 dB53.4 dB53.4 dB51.4 dB25 dB100 ± 1540 dB
16 MHz7.656.2 dB54.3 dB48.7 dB48.7 dB48.7 dB46.7 dB25 dB100 ± 1538 dB
20 MHz8.554.8 dB52.8 dB46.3 dB46.3 dB46.3 dB44.3 dB25 dB100 ± 1537 dB
25 MHz9.553.3 dB51.3 dB43.8 dB43.8 dB43.8 dB41.8 dB24.3 dB100 ± 1536 dB
31.25 MHz10.751.9 dB49.9 dB41.2 dB41.2 dB41.2 dB39.2 dB23.6 dB100 ± 1535.1 dB
62.5 MHz15.447.4 dB45.4 dB32 dB32 dB32 dB30 dB21.5 dB100 ± 1532 dB
100 MHz19.844.3 dB42.3 dB24.5 dB24.5 dB24.5 dB22.5 dB20.1 dB100 ± 1530 dB
155 MHz25.241.4 dB39.5 dB16.3 dB16.3 dB16.3 dB14.3 dB18.8 dB100 ± 2028.1 dB
200 MHz2939.8 dB37.8 dB10.8 dB10.8 dB10.8 dB8.8 dB18 dB100 ± 2027 dB
250 MHz32.838.3 dB36.3 dB5.5 dB5.5 dB5.5 dB3.5 dB17.3 dB100 ± 2026 dB
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMR)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL Rating.OperatingInstallationStorage
75°C-20°C To +75°C0°C To +50°C-20°C To +75°C
Bend Radius
Installation Min.
7.5 in
Max. Pull Tension: 200 lbs
Bulk Cable Weight: 212 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Riser, Indoor
Flammability / Fire Resistance: UL 1666 Riser, FT4, FT4, IEC 60332-1-2
NEC / UL Compliance: 800, CMR
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMR
ICEA Compliance: S-116-732-2013
IEEE Compliance: IEEE 802.3bt Type 1, Type 2, Type 3, Type 4
NEMA Compliance: ANSI/NEMA WC-66
Data Category: Category 6
TIA/EIA Compliance: ANSI/TIA-568.2-D Category 6
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE), REACH: 2020-01-16
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)

Product Notes

Notes: Electrical values are expected performance based on cable testing and representative performance within a typical Belden system.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.10 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
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